The Joy of Stripping

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Saxony
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The Joy of Stripping

Postby Saxony » 14 Sep 2016, 09:54

Thought I'd dig out the tub of Model Strip and have a go at some of the glossed HWs I've got lying around - just stripped the bases to start with - all three had thick application of green gloss.

Bases are a bit like scratchcards, always exciting when a rarer base combination starts to appear - like the Red/Blue in the middle here. Not sure the stripper will be gentle enough to just take the top layer of the shirt so I can see what it was originally - might be able to experiment by shortening the time it's applied so it's not too brutal.
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Re: The Joy of Stripping

Postby Saxony » 16 Sep 2016, 07:01

Not easy way to control Model Strip, it's a bit all or nothing - but as I washed it off I could tell that the Red/Blue base was a Spain 48, the White/Red was a Poland 39 and the White/Black was a 10.

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Re: The Joy of Stripping

Postby delta2 » 17 Sep 2016, 00:34

All most impossible to save original paint in my experience, give oven cleaner ago keep an eye out, if left to long will melt plastic


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